Thomas Ponder, 1865

Name
Thomas /Ponder/
Given names
Thomas
Surname
Ponder
Note

Thomas Ponder 1865

Thomas Ponder was born at Little Cornard, Suffok in 1865. Little Cornard was in the Sudbury registration area.

His parents were James Ponder b.1833 Great Cornard, Suffolk and Sarah Crask b.1836 Shimpling, Suffolk, who married at Shimpling, Suffolk in 1859. Shimpling is in the Sudbury registration area.

His maternal grandparents were George Craske, b.1792 Semer, Suffolk, and Susan Mortlock, b. about 1804 Shimpling, Suffolk, who married at Sudbury, Suffolk in 1821.

He married Louisa Emma Viles at Lambeth, London in 1894

They had at least 7 children:

  1. Thomas James Ponder, b.1894 in Grays, Thurrock, Essex
  2. Herbert John Ponder, b.1896 in Grays, Thurrock, Essex
  3. Elsie Ethel Ponder, b.1899 in Little Thurrock, Essex
  4. Joseph Ponder, b.1901 in Little Thurrock, Essex
  5. Louisa Ellen Ponder, b.1903 in Grays Thurrock, Essex
  6. William Victor Ponder, b.1905 in Grays, Thurrock, Essex
  7. Harriet Ponder, b.1908 in Grays, Thurrock, Essex

REFERENCES

1865 Birth UK Birth Index 1865. Sudbury, Suffolk. Jul-Sep, Vol 4a, Page 406 Ponder, Thomas

1871 UK Census Rectory Cottages Little Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk.

  • James Ponder, Head, Married, 38, Shepherd, b. Great Cornard, Suffolk.
  • Harriett Ponder, Daughter, 14, Scholar, b. Henry, Essex
  • Susan Ponder, Daughter, 7, Scholar, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk
  • Thomas Ponder, Son, 5, Scholar, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk
  • Maria Ponder, Daughter, 4, Scholar, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk
  • William Ponder, Son, 2, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk

1881 UK Census RG11/1827, Folio 37, Page 7 Little Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk.

  • James Ponder, Head, Married, 48, Agricultural Labourer, b. Great Cornard, Suffolk
  • Sarah Ponder, Wife, Married, 45, b. Shimpling, Suffolk
  • Thomas Ponder, Son, Single, 15, Agricultural Labourer, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk
  • William Ponder, Son, Single, 12, Agricultural Labourer, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk
  • Joseph Ponder, Son, 4, Scholar, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk 1891 UK Census [8]
  • James Ponder, Head, Married, 58, Farm Labourer, b. Great Cornard, Suffolk
  • Sarah Ponder, Wife, Married, 56, b. Shimpling, Suffolk
  • Joseph Ponder, Son, Single, 14, Brickfield Labourer, b. Little Cornard, Suffolk, Suffolk

1891 UK Census RG12/1377/69, Folio 69, Page 21 30 Broadway, Grays, Thurrock, Essex.

  • Robert Ponder, Head, Married, 44, Farmer, b.Suffolk
  • Elizabeth Ponder, Wife, Married, 44, Shop Keeper, b.Suffolk
  • Robert Ponder, Son, Single, 7, Scholar, b.Essex
  • Thomas Ponder, Nephew, Single, 25, Carman, b.Suffolk
  • William Ponder, Nephew, Single, 26, Carman, b.Suffolk
  • William Garvis, Boarder, Widowed, 25, Plough Man, b.Suffolk
  • John Bowers, Visitor, Widowed, 55, Labourer Earthenware Dealer, b.England

1894 Marriage UK Marriage Index 1894 Lambeth, London. Jan-Mar, Vol 1d, Page 629 Ponder, Thomas Viles, Louisa Emma

1901 UK Census Shedule 76, Page 15 Little Thurrock, Essex.

  • Thomas Ponder, Head, 35, Coal Porter Foreman, b.Sudbury, Suffolk
  • Louisa Ponder, Wife, 29, b.Peckham, London
  • James Ponder, Son, 6, b.Grays, Essex
  • Herbert Ponder, Son, 4, b.Grays, Essex
  • Elsie Ponder, Daughter, 1, b.Little Thurrock, Essex
  • Joseph, Son, 0, b.Little Thurrock, Essex

1911 UK Census RG14/109, Shedule 55, Page 1 Little Thurrock, Essex.

  • Thomas Ponder, Head, Married, 45, Coal Foreman, Coal Works Docks Farm, b.Sudbury, Suffolk
  • Louisa Ponder, Wife, Married, 39, b.Peckham, London
  • Thomas Ponder, Son, Single, 16, Carman, b.Grays, Essex
  • Herbert Ponder, Son, 14, Agricultural Labourer, b.Grays, Essex
  • Elsie Ponder, Daughter, 11, School, b.Grays, Essex
  • Joseph Ponder, Son, 10, School, b.Grays, Essex
  • Louisa Ponder, Daughter, 8, School, b.Grays, Essex
  • William Ponder, Son, 5, b.Grays, Essex
  • Harriett Ponder, Daughter, 2, b.Grays, Essex

POSSIBLE CONFUSIONS

The 16 year old Thomas Ponder in the above 1911 Census is the same person as the 6 year old James Ponder in the 1901 Census. Thomas James Ponder born 1894 Orsett, Essex. Oct-Dec, Vol 4a, Page 473

Thomas Ponder 1865

Family with parents
father
18331920
Birth: 1833Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Death: 1920Sudbury, Suffolk, England
mother
18351895
Birth: 1835Shimpling, Suffolk, England
Death: 1895Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Marriage
Marriage: 1859Sudbury, Suffolk, England
2 years
elder sister
1860
Birth: 1860Little Cornard, Suffolk, England
Death:
5 years
elder sister
1864
Birth: 1864Little Cornard, Suffolk, England
Death:
2 years
himself
1865
Birth: 1865Little Cornard, Suffolk, England
Death:
3 years
younger sister
1867
Birth: 1867Little Cornard, Suffolk, England
Death:
3 years
younger brother
1869
Birth: 1869Little Cornard, Suffolk, England
Death:
8 years
younger brother
1876
Birth: 1876Little Cornard, Suffolk, England
Death:
Father’s family with an unknown individual
father
18331920
Birth: 1833Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Death: 1920Sudbury, Suffolk, England
half-sister
1856
Birth: 1856Henry, Sudbury, Essex, England
Death: